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Forum: Americas 07-01-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 589
Posted By Patch
Hell ... if you're just looking for an excuse to...

Hell ... if you're just looking for an excuse to run there and back then go for it.

What would cause me to think twice is the unpredictability of the weather and no time cushion. 800 mile days...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,171
Posted By Patch
Bump

Bump for a +1 from me.

I picked these up a few weeks ago prior to my trip to Colorado (as I needed new waterproofs) and wore them straight through my 14-day tour across country - from triple...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-01-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,078
Posted By Patch
What a great trip!!! I like the knobbys!! I...

What a great trip!!! I like the knobbys!!

I just returned from my Colorado adventure - and the bike was a champ, as always!

Only suffered a broken headlamp lens - but at least now I can carry...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Patch
Wow! Colorado came and went and I already miss...

Wow! Colorado came and went and I already miss it. I'll be putting a ride report up soon and I'll add the link.

Thanks all for the info. What an unforgettable week!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-27-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,078
Posted By Patch
Ron - tough call as its all 'must see!' If...

Ron - tough call as its all 'must see!'

If I ever get back - I would easily repeat Trail Ridge Rd through RMNP. Just an awesome place to be up on 2 wheels ...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,078
Posted By Patch
That screen is the Cee Bailey sport screen....

That screen is the Cee Bailey sport screen. Attaches right to the 'fly screen' mounts. I've have it maybe 30,000 miles.

Are you traveling thru Colorado or traveling in? I've managed to hit many...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,078
Posted By Patch
Man I love this bike! Up and over Independence...

Man I love this bike! Up and over Independence Pass today
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/24/2d036c33f4106eaf5ab0088a8bc7a577.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By Patch
Having a blast - pikes peak this morning and...

Having a blast - pikes peak this morning and million dollar This afternoon. What damn fine riding you have around here!
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/22/fb6094b435cf4079d4b28b1aad8f832b.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-20-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,078
Posted By Patch
Thanks Downs - I'll crack into it tomorrow befor...

Thanks Downs - I'll crack into it tomorrow befor I hit the road. Today seemed fine, but never know.
From today's travels:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 256,427
Posted By Patch
Nutmeg state Tag-O-Rama

Nice one!

Here's today:
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/20/1f1a088d93d1e5d509ab0f39ee184676.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 06-19-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,078
Posted By Patch
Finding some great side trips in my cross country...

Finding some great side trips in my cross country travels... This was a great road!
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/19/6fd6508ae4a68d58ce75134fc95b4296.jpg

Strange - bike burned a bit of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 256,427
Posted By Patch
Not the tag ... :D Making good progress...

Not the tag ... :D
Making good progress westward http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/19/822a770427a0fe73b72c735cf483e76f.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By Patch
thanks for the tip - I don't think I'll be that...

thanks for the tip - I don't think I'll be that far west but you never know based on the weather!

Bags are packed, hitting the road tomorrow morning leaving CT behind :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By Patch
Hey - I resemble that remark! Luckily I've...

Hey - I resemble that remark!

Luckily I've been training my whole life with CT and MA drivers - so I feel up to the challenge of the tourists! Thanks for the info!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By Patch
Sounds great - I'll try to PM when I get in town...

Sounds great - I'll try to PM when I get in town ... late next week-ish


You, sir .. are a truth-sayer.



That'd be great 1Gopokes1 - That area will be my next stop . I'll PM you when i...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-14-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Patch
:eek1 Dang - no skid marks? I wonder if the...

:eek1
Dang - no skid marks? I wonder if the truck pushed it back? If not then it looks like the rider aimed smack at the center of the axle. Hope all are OK.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By Patch
Good info so far ... thanks! Silver Thread is on...

Good info so far ... thanks! Silver Thread is on my list as one of my backups, was planning on Gunnison o Durango - but weather may tip me one way or the other. It looks like I'll likely be riding...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By Patch
Help a Yankee out

Hi all,

I'll be touring as much of CO as I can in a week, starting next Monday ... paved loop looking at some bucket-list rides that cover the state. I know that weather has been a factor and as...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 21,582
Posted By Patch
Lower [left] CT Tag-O-Rama

Lower {left} taggers are too busy counting their hedge fund earnings ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 256,427
Posted By Patch
Tick tock tick tock ...

Tick tock tick tock ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 256,427
Posted By Patch
in a Valley there is a Falls ... Can't get...

in a Valley there is a Falls ...

Can't get it tonight ... still at work :cry
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By Patch
Big House is a great tent ... but as said earlier...

Big House is a great tent ... but as said earlier you may be wise to spend the $ on 2 smaller tents. You'll never want to haul that thing for just you in the future.

Theres a ton of sleeping bags...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 169,556
Posted By Patch
Which did you get? I'm still toying with one for...

Which did you get? I'm still toying with one for my '11 R12R for my upcoming trip. Just a tough higher seating might be welcome relief so I'm curious as to which model you ordered and how you like...
Forum: Americas 06-01-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Patch
Hell ya ... Glen Mountain Market Bakery and Cafe....

Hell ya ... Glen Mountain Market Bakery and Cafe. Absolutely get a breakfast sandwich and some tasty goods (either bakery goodness or some tasty sandwiches) to go. Its a must hit if your in the...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Patch
Me and the Mrs go the the Finger Lakes 2x year...

Me and the Mrs go the the Finger Lakes 2x year for our restock of wines and a nice get-away, been doing this for 10 years.

+1 on Roosterfish ... in Wildflower Cafe if you can't find it. Great...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-24-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,474
Posted By Patch
Found some good roads, got Bruced in Brooklyn,...

Found some good roads, got Bruced in Brooklyn, and a tasty roadside snack at David's Place ... What a great ride.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-24-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 196,548
Posted By Patch
Nice! A little toasty today, huh? Great tag.

Nice! A little toasty today, huh? Great tag.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,474
Posted By Patch
In :D time and place to meat? Harrys in...

In :D

time and place to meat?
Harrys in Colchester?
Forum: Americas 05-20-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Patch
Book came yesterday ... lots of great info -...

Book came yesterday ... lots of great info - thanks for the tip!



I will be staying on top of the weather & road info - not getting there till late June so hopefully it will all work out.

...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,078
Posted By Patch
I believe ASC is the safety package, which...

I believe ASC is the safety package, which includes Tire Pressure Monitors, I think there was a Touring package as well which is the heated grips, center stand, side bag mounts IIRC

I can't speak...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-19-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Patch
I'd have certainly bought that sticker :evil

I'd have certainly bought that sticker :evil
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-19-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By Patch
I'm betting you haven't heard the shitty...

I'm betting you haven't heard the shitty wind-noise from a Virb ... its far worse than a GoPro, even with the windsock. OP is right to dub something in.

My recommendation - edit the video way...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 169,556
Posted By Patch
No ride on the RS yet .. Max was still uncrating...

No ride on the RS yet .. Max was still uncrating today. Grey (my color)!

Oh well, got new shoes for my R so I have 8-10k miles to keep thinking about it :D
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,078
Posted By Patch
Not sure I understand your question about the...

Not sure I understand your question about the options - most options were available for both models, but different packages offered different components and these should be listed on the dealers spec...
Forum: Americas 05-18-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,273
Posted By Patch
Well ... since you asked, the big lobster is in...

Well ... since you asked, the big lobster is in Shediac, not too far form Moncton. And its 35 feet :evil

http://www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/Products/T/The-Worlds-Largest-Lobster.aspx
Forum: Road Warriors 05-17-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 169,556
Posted By Patch
I do have handguards, love them ... ridden an R...

I do have handguards, love them ... ridden an R with the Trophy - hated it. Don;t get me wrong, I have really enjoyed my R and the RS would have to be amazing for me to think about switching.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 196,548
Posted By Patch
New tag ...

New tag
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/17/2ea48cca2d00d3a2087cdb16564ade97.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 256,427
Posted By Patch
New tag ...

New tag
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/17/8b36214f687b39e497d17132a1acc31b.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 196,548
Posted By Patch
Grab. Watch hill inn westerly ...

Grab. Watch hill inn westerly
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/17/ff910e0a57fbd58e5f57fef68cfeb9f9.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 256,427
Posted By Patch
Grab. Old post rd Madison ...

Grab. Old post rd Madison
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